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Canadian Art Galleries and Art Museums

Explore major art galleries and art museums in Canada. Collections include Canadian regional, historic and contemporary art, native arts, Emily Carr and the Group of Seven.

Canadian Art Galleries Check for Nazi Plunder
The National Gallery of Canada and the Art Gallery of Ontario have published lists of art works in their permanent collections that have gaps in provenance for the WWII years.

The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador
The primary emphasis is on art produced in Newfoundland and Labrador since Confederation. In St. John's, Newfoundland.

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
The gallery's permanent art collection focuses on art associated with Nova Scotia, as well as regional and Canadian contemporary art. In Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Art Gallery of Ontario
European, Canadian, modern and contemporary art. In Toronto, Ontario.

Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography
More than 160,000 photographs from the last 40 years are displayed in a railway tunnel in downtown Ottawa. An affiliate of the National Gallery of Canada.

Glenbow Museum Art Collection
The Glenbow Museum art collection puts the focus on the development of the Canadian West, with historic, contemporary, western, native and Inuit art. In Calgary, Alberta.

MacKenzie Art Gallery
The collection can be searched by type of work and artist. Many Saskatchewan artists and samples of their work. In Regina, Saskatchewan.

McMichael Canadian Art Collection
Works by Inuit, Indian and Métis artists, the Group of Seven and their contemporaries, and art reflecting Canada's cultural heritage. In Kleinburg, Ontario.

The Mendel Art Gallery
Historical and contemporary Saskatchewan and Canadian art, and some international. Browse much of the collection by artist and title. In Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
More than 25,000 works in the collections of Canadian art, contemporary art, Inuit art, European masters, prints and drawings, and decorative art. In Montreal, Quebec.

Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec
Early, modern, and contemporary art, primarily by Quebec artists. In Quebec City.

National Gallery of Canada
Canada's national art gallery features both historic and contemporary art. In Ottawa, Ontario.

Tom Thomson Art Gallery
Detailed biographical information on Tom Thomson, and many samples of his work. In Owen Sound, Ontario.

Vancouver Art Gallery
Emily Carr, rotating exhibits of historical and contemporary BC artists, modern Quebec painting, as well as international art works. In Vancouver, B.C.

Winnipeg Art Gallery
A large collection of contemporary Inuit art. Also contemporary Canadian art, and historical European works going back as far as the 5th century. In Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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